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May 10, 2012
Madison NORML Examiner: WI congressional delegation splits 4-4 in bipartisan medical marijuana vote
Posted by Gary Storck
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Some good news even in defeat as two Wisconsin Republican congressmen join two Democratic colleagues in voting to prohibit funding of an Obama Administration crackdown on medical cannabis.
MADISON -- Wisconsin's U.S. congressional delegation split 4-4 on a vote Wednesday night for an amendment to a federal spending bill, H R 5326, that would prohibit the Department of Justice from using federal funds to oppose state medical cannabis law implementation. While the amendment was defeated 262-163, with 50 Democrats joining 212 Republicans in opposition, the support of two Wisconsin Republican congressman is notable.
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Posted by Gary at May 10, 2012 12:18 PM
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